Saturday, August 7, 2010

Cool Christmas In August

We have had an unusually warm summer, dry and humid most days. Many people are living in-doors with air conditioning. Sometimes you need a visual image to help in cooling off! What says cool (cold) like a Christmas card, in cool colors.

Contempo Christmas
(118734) wood mount
(120594) clear mount

111833 Baja Breeze
102277 Old Olive

(111352)Baja Breeze card 11”x 5 ½”
(100730)Whisper White 4’x5 ¼’ Scrap pieces for stamping and punching
(100702)Old Olive 1”x 4”, ½”x 4”
(117165)Nursery Specialty DSP 2”x5”
(119847) Ornament Extra Lg. Punch
(119859) 2 x 1 3/8” Oval Ex Lg. punch

1. Layer 1”x4” piece of old olive, across top of whisper white piece, ¼” from top of card.
2 .Nursery specialty paper is adhered, 1” from each side over the top of the Old olive layer
3. Layer ½”x 4” piece of old olive across bottom of whisper white piece, placing it ¾” from the bottom.
4. Stamp ornament in Baja Breeze on whisper white scrap. Punch out with Ornament Extra Lg Punch. Repeat using Old Olive ink.
5. Stamp Merry Christmas in Baja Breeze. Punch out with Oval Extra large punch.
6. Apply Tombow Multi adhesive or Crystal effects to center of ornament design, sprinkle Chunky Essentials glitter. (micro beads used here *retired)

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